Severnaya Zemlya

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Se·ver·na·ya Zem·lya

 (sĕv′ər-nə-yä′ zĕm′lē-ä′, -lyä′, syĭ-vyĭr-)
An archipelago of northern-central Russia in the Arctic Ocean north of the Taymyr Peninsula. Discovered in 1913, the group comprises three major islands and several smaller ones.

Severnaya Zemlya

(Russian ˈsjevɪrnəjə zɪmˈlja)
n
(Placename) an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of N central Russia